Select Tennessee Certified Sites Program
Fifty counties in the Volunteer State have participated in the Select Tennessee Property Evaluation Program since its inception in 2015.
The grants, totaling more than $1.3 million, will help communities prepare industrial sites for economic development projects and achieve Select Tennessee site certification.
The automotive components manufacturer will create 150 new jobs at a new manufacturing facility in Mount Pleasant, TN.
The ceramics supplier will create 26 new jobs in Cherry Glen Industrial Park, a Select Tennessee Certified Site in Mount Pleasant.
The bus and coach manufacturer will invest more than $47 million and create nearly 640 jobs in Morristown’s East Tennessee Progress Center, a Select Tennessee Certified Site.
PEP improves the state’s inventory of industrial sites and buildings by evaluating potential properties, advising counties on where investment may be most beneficial and what is needed to address issues.
Toledo Molding & Die, Inc. (TMD) will invest $20 million and create 250 new jobs at a new manufacturing facility in Fayetteville, TN.
The Volunteer State is establishing a rigorous set of benchmarks and engaging a team of consultants to pre-certify available sites. From the July/August 2012 issue